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      10-07-2011, 06:45 PM   #2
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Could you call up VAC and ask? They've given me advice on DIY stuff.

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Originally Posted by uniter View Post
I bought these guys (PFF5-401 BLK) from VAC and I'm wondering on the install route. Problem is that unlike other PF bushings that come in two pieces, this is a single molded bushing which flanges out at either end.
Anyone have any install tricks/tips/advice for getting these in to my control arms?

Here's what I have:

Notice the flanged ends? (-The stuff doesn't compress at all/doesn't get small enough when frozen, either-)

This is what I'm used to working with:

Again any help would be appreciated.